Wentworth, NC has nineteen administrative assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Valley College, the highest ranked school in this group with an administrative assistant program, has a total student population of 34. It is the 776th highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of West Virginia (#1 is Marshall University).
Administrative Assistant students from Wentworth schools who go on to become administrative assistants, dental assistants, medical secretaries, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,336,450 people working as office and administrative support employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $32,990. Also, Switchboard operators, including answering service make on average $26,000 per year and there are about 146,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Greensboro-High Point area alone, there are 400 employed switchboard operators, including answering service earning an average salary of $25,520. Office and administrative support employees in this area earn $31,860/yr and there are 62,550 employed.
Wentworth lies in Rockingham county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Greensboro-High Point area has 349,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $18.78/hr average worker wage, and a $39,060 average annual salary. Thus, about 179.174 out of every 1000 jobs in Wentworth are held by office and administrative support employees, and 1.145/1000 are held by switchboard operators, including answering service.
Of the 19 administrative assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Wentworth, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookstone College comes out as the most expensive ($34,289/yr) for administrative assistant students, with Wytheville Community College as the lowest, reported at only $1,335/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wentworth|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||31.7 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||33.4 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||52.3 miles|